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The Evictors (1979)

 -  Crime | Drama | Horror  -  18 April 1979 (USA)
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A young couple just being married rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look at them with distrust - in the house they ... See full summary »

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Ruth Watkins
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Olie Gibson
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Mr. Bumford
Bill Thurman ...
Preacher Higgins
Jimmy Clem ...
Mr. Buckner
Harry Thomasson ...
Mr. Wheeler
Twyla Taylor ...
Mrs. Bumford
Mary Branch ...
Mrs. Mullins
John H. Meyer ...
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Mr. Rhinehart
Roxanne Harter ...
Mrs. Rhinehart
Foster Litton ...
Sheriff
Owen Guthrie ...
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A young couple just being married rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look at them with distrust - in the house they rented were happening strange things in the past... Written by Volker Boehm

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It was a small Louisiana town where people live and love and die and no one ever thought of locking their doors... except in the Monroe house.


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One of the last films to be released by American International Pictures (AIP). See more »

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Nice and creepy
13 March 2001 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I saw this move when I was 15 yo and found it rather atmospheric and creepy. The backflashes to the murders of the past were nicely done too and the main characters in this flick behave in a manner that I at least found plausible. It's not a "no-holds-barred" terror movie or some "Friday the 13th"-clone, just a handsomely put together, semi-independent movie. However, the claim that this is a true story, is ridiculous and, considering the ending, not something even the filmmakers believe in.


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